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Farmers Market Salad With Ribboned Goat Cheese Omelet

Farmers Market Salad With Ribboned Goat Cheese Omelet


  • 2 cups fresh basil
  • 1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, or more to taste
  • 4 cups arugula
  • 2 ripe peaches, pitted and sliced
  • 2 Chioggia (candy cane), red, or yellow beets, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 zucchini blossoms, roughly chopped
  • 1 cup purple cabbage, shredded
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and sliced into matchsticks
  • 4 eggs
  • 4 teaspoons water
  • 2 ounces goat cheese, crumbled
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 avocado, pitted, peeled, and thinly sliced
  • 1 handful fresh microgreens, for garnish
  • 1/2 cup toasted almonds, sunflower seeds, pepitas, or sesame seeds, for garnish


  1. In a blender or a food processor, blend basil, 1/2 cup olive oil, vinegar, mustard, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, and red pepper flakes until smooth.
  2. In a large salad bowl, combine arugula, peaches, beets, zucchini blossoms, cabbage, and bell pepper. Toss with half the dressing.
  3. In a medium bowl, whisk together eggs and water. Whisk in goat cheese, remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and pepper to taste.
  4. Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a 10- to 12-inch skillet over medium heat. Add 1/2 cup egg mixture to skillet, carefully spreading it into a thin, even layer. Cook until egg is set, about 1 to 2 minutes. Gently flip and cook for 30 seconds more. Slide omelet onto a plate and repeat with remaining mixture, until it's used up. (You should get 2 to 3 thin omelets).
  5. Stack omelets, roll into a log, and slice into ribbons. Add omelet ribbons and avocado slices to salad, garnish with microgreens and toasted nuts or seeds, and serve with remaining vinaigrette.

Nutrition Information

Per serving: 613 kcal cal., 53 g fat (10.4 g sat. fat), 23 g carb., 8 g fiber, 17 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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